THERE’S A WINO IN THE WHITE HOUSE; THE VIEW FROM DAMASCUS

The Syrian government has no reason to trust the U.S. over anything.  Since the 1950s, the CIA referred to successive administrations in Damascus as the “crazies” and treated them accordingly.  Aaron Copeland documented that in his book which came as a bit of shocker to many of us who, although very young, thought the American government more refined and serious about the curious business of diplomacy – a profession no different than the special effects used to hide the ugliness that rages in the caged world of realpolitik.  Throughout the 50s and 60s, and even into the 70s to our decade now, the U.S. has never had a healthy and constructive relationship with any Syrian government.  Some might argue that the war against terror brought the CIA and its Syrian counterparts into a bon menage during Clinton’s presidency, yet, that was most short-lived and, sadly, dispensable despite the spooky protestations of the “terrorism warriors” at Langley.  Syria and the United States have almost always been trapped in a political doldrum where no winds of change ever heave.

Notwithstanding Obama’s pre-electoral declarations about his willingness to meet enemies half way, e.g. Cuba, North Korea, Syria, inter alia, there was never a tissue of truth in anything he said.  And this is pretty much how the Syrians think of the U.S.: a nation bottled up in a never-ending political campaign, staged in the media, with one immutable script.

While the Syrians have sought out an American-Syrian modus vivendi, the U.S. has been feverishly negative, always rebuffing overtures by a whole series of Syrian diplomats who made it their business to interact with the State Department.  Some Syrian ambassadors had achieved a considerable measure of fame and respect in their careers, one being Dr. Rafic Joueijati (the Dean of Arab Diplomats) who, lamentably, retired at the worst time and accepted some position as a professor in Kuwait; hardly a place to expand one’s intellectual horizons.  Another was Dr. Imad Moustapha who zealously engaged the Syrian Jewish community in Brooklyn, N.Y.,  in an effort to rekindle a sense of patriotism for their homeland.  Dr. Moustapha even published an Internet magazine of his own devoted to the arts.  But, all that was for naught as consecutive American administrations persisted in defying logic and reason. This can only be attributable to a parallel foreign policy affected by Jewish-American financial contributions to the Democrat Party; and Christian Zionism which works hard to subvert the natural course of rational foreign policy by guaranteeing votes for the Republican Party but only in exchange for crackpot, knee- jerk support for the Zionist State.  

 

Besides Henry Kissinger’s openly Zionist programs which came into full bloom during the 1973 October War and his subsequent “shuttle” diplomacy, there were overt American efforts to scupper the Syrian peacekeeping role in the Lebanon after having given the famous “green light” to former president, Hafezh Al-Assad.  The effort to destabilize Syria was, once again, in the form of support for the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood which carried out thousands of terrorist operations inside the country, all with the aim of overthrowing the progressive and secular Ba’athist government.  The support came in the form of weapons delivered to the terrorists by way of American proxies, including the Zionist Ghetto State, the Phalange Party and even, Saddam Hussein when he was in a very pro-American mode— oh so very Sunni.  Assad emerged victorious, but, with a price so heavy, Syria is still paying for it today.

It can be taken as axiomatic that the only way Syrians can trust Americans is if the latter withdraws from involvement in the Middle East.  This is very improbable.  The geography and energy resources will continue to attract the United States as a force determined to impose its fiat, its preferences, its demands, its exploitation, even if Arab skulls pile up like a garden of giant cenotaphs.  To Syrians, the proof is in the Palestinian effort to arrive at a peaceful resolution with the Zionist regime.  While Palestinians continue to place their trust in Washington D.C., they also watch the inexorable encroachment on lands intended to be theirs when and if they achieve their goals – lands which when annexed by the Zionists only elicit lukewarm protests from the Americans whose singular method of expression appears to be blowing their noses into an overly used handkerchief.

Syrians are convinced that the American presidency is a sinecure granted by the Zionist establishment.  No matter how much the U.S. might try to cajole Damascus into cooperating on a project like fighting ISIS, the Syrians will assume “it smells like British”.  It is here where the Bashar Al-Assad administration differs from his father’s.  During the 1973 October War, Soviet ambassador, Nurittin Mykhytdinov, famously remarked: “The Syrians will take anything but advice”.  This was an affirmation of Syria’s self-perceived independence and non-alignment.  That has changed under this president in Damascus.  Dr. Assad is more convinced of American treachery than even his father.  This is why so many Iranian diplomats and political heavyweights continue to travel to Damascus (and vice versa) in order to consult on policy.  Dr. Assad is a team player and his loyalty to his allies requires coordination and cooperation.  This is viewed in Moscow as quite refreshing and may be the reason why Vladimir Putin has been as supportive as he has, sending his Defense Minister to the American capital to warn the Pentagon that an attack on Syria is an attack on Moscow; telling Patriarch Kyril publicly that he would rather see terrorists in the streets of Moscow than in Damascus.

I have information that the Syrian government is anxiously awaiting the expected American air assault on ISIS which might include attacking terrorist positions on Syrian soil.  As the Russians, Syrians, Chinese and Iranians have made clear in numerous pronouncements, such attacks must be conducted with the permission of the Syrian government.  Absent that, American action will be illegal under international law.  The Europeans have come to that same conclusion which is why they have dodged the issue of attacks in Syria.  But, as one British diplomat stated recently, the Americans are not as assiduous in following law.  That position could be veridical given American blustering over their metaphysical exceptionalism, hot pursuit, self-defense and even “Manifest Destiny”, not to mention plain old American cowboy can-do ethics.  The pettifoggers at Foggy Bottom are probably brainstorming a series of damage control positions if the American military is caught attacking not just ISIS, but, the Syrian Army!

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Barack Obama impresses the Syrians as a wino.  He makes no sense to them.  They are aware of SyrPer’s groundbreaking analysis of how Obama wants to conduct his wars through what we have dubbed “The Obama Doctrine”, i.e. never fight a war yourself, use proxies instead.  So, what happens when he has to fight?  This is an unknown factor.  Everybody knows he likes the well-planned whack with drones – he certainly doesn’t cower if it involves unindicted American citizens.  He promised to close down a notorious prison at Gitmo Bay, although he didn’t, and maintains it to this day.  He promised greater freedoms while his Attorney General lords over the most widespread and intrusive surveillance regime of any in American history.  All these things give the Syrians the impression the American president is addicted to Wild Irish Rose.  The Syrians are convinced the American president is inconsistent and unreliable………at sea and 6 sheets to the wind.

Syrian anti-aircraft defenses will disclose technology if the U.S. attacks ISIS on Syrian soil without coordinating with Damascus.  The Neo-Cons in Washington claim that the U.S. has the ability to neutralize SAA missiles.  This is coming from a cult notorious for evading military service while feasting on nova lox and gefilte fish in the Hamptons.  But, if Russian advances in radar technology and missile design are as impressive as they seem, the U.S. might lose assets flying over Syria.  As Hollande’s popularity in France sinks to the bottom of the commode, Dr. Assad’s will burst out into the Stratosphere and all it takes is one downing of an F-16!  And if Dr. Assad really wants to get mean, he could harpoon a French Rafale which conveniently strayed into Syrian airspace.  Wouldn’t that be ducky?

As the U.S. continues its buildup in Iraq with the laughable “no boots on the ground” promise, Syria, Russia and Iran are quietly marshaling their own assets.  Iran is reportedly calling up reservists in both the army and IRGC.  Russia has made more deliveries to Syria with equipment believed to be the most advanced in its conventional arsenal.  The western media is very quiet about all this because Mr. Kerry doesn’t want anybody to know that American actions in Iraq could trigger WWIII – or at least the survivalists might suggest that.

A reader of ours sent me a German language article that discussed an agreement between Syria and the U.S.  Some have said the U.S. is in contact with Damascus through the good offices of the Norwegian legation; all this to coordinate action against ISIS.  I sure hope that’s true.  Maybe our president is not as soused as we think.

Yet, the opposition is not so convinced.  They are collecting chemical weapons for use in Syria to goad the U.S. into attacking their own country in a false flag scenario.   The Syrian Foreign Ministry has just given warning about that.  The “opposition”, whatever it may be, seems to share Dr. Assad’s view that Obama is fragile, given to erratic behavior.  Maybe, they too think there’s a wino in the White House.

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Only one wino? I thought the 69 cent a gallon boys had a daily delivery of at least two tank trucks full.

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It is quite probable that the regime of the black Fuhrer in white house has given $ 500 million is not to educate and train these 5000 moderate cannibals, as they are so diligently announce to the whole world. Suffice it to recall the events in northern Iraq when a horde of monkeys captured a significant part of the territory, and all this happened just after few weeks later when US regime has decided to give those same $ 500 million to train another 2300 moderate beheaders. Please, Syrians, be very careful, after such statements be extremely vigilant, strengthen your… Read more »

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The McLaughlin Group 9/12/14 PART ONE

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The McLaughlin Group 09/05/14 PART ONE & TWO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fvzjfh0lDk

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Interesting article in RT about a terrorist group ‘worse than ISIS’; I thought it was a admission by DC that the US government, showcasing CIA and Homeland Security were as evil as we know them to be, but imagine my surprise when the worse terrorists are claimed to be another foreign jihadi group. Obviously the old ‘watch the birdie’ routine.

Link: http://rt.com/usa/189448-khorasan-terrorist-qaeda-isis-syria/

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Must Watch!

Mark Levin: “A Revolt Going On With Top Generals And Obama”

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2014/09/17/mark_levin_a_revolt_going_on_with_top_generals_and_obama.html

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Another interesting article in which an Iraqi MP alleges that the US Air Force will bomb the Peace Brigades fighting ISIS, then claim the bombing(s) to have been a ‘mistake’. The guy’s no fool, and has looked at the history of US air strikes.

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The drunk “nobel peace prize” is looking where to move the prisoners from Guantanamo , could not think of a better idea than South America that is now free takfiris, americans diplomats days ago consulted the Peruvian government if they could move the terrorists to a facility in our territory, obviously received a resounding no for an answer. However it is amazing how USA wants to see how to turn a new source of terrorism, it is not enough to support the FARC through the CIA , or the ongoing attempts to destabilize the governments of Bolivia , Ecuador and… Read more »

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“This can only be attributable to a parallel foreign policy affected by Jewish-American financial contributions to the Democrat Party; and Christian Zionism which works hard to subvert the natural course of rational foreign policy by guaranteeing votes for the Republican Party but only in exchange for crackpot, knee- jerk support for the Zionist State.” BINGO, Ziad! This country is being used, abused and sucked totally dry out of life, liberty and treasure by the Zionist parasites who feed off our political dysfunction. There is in reality no reason for the US to always be so antagonistic to Arab nationalism and… Read more »

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Ziad, one other thing I forgot to mention…this article is brilliant! Outstanding overview and summation of Syrian-US relations over several decades, as well as how it is connected to US policy today with ISIS. Awesome, article, my man!

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Brilliant, Ziad!

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(A Wino in the white house)

is An excellent and well written piece, Pulitzer prize Material!

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Outstanding piece Ziad, memorable article indeed. Congrats.

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Ran across this twitter post today on the death of defected general al shallal. any truth to it?

https://twitter.com/YT_NevaehWest/status/513399787530354689

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Grand Illusion in Syria http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/21/opinion/sunday/grand-illusion-in-syria.html?ref=opinion&_r=1 Perhaps, just perhaps, there might be a lesson here about how hard it is to conjure up reliable allies amid the chaos of the current Middle East. But if so, we seem determined not to learn it, since our official strategy for fighting the Islamic State involves basically trying the same thing again, this time on the cheap: inventing allies, funneling them money and weaponry, and telling ourselves that it will all work out. Those allies are the “moderate” and “vetted” — euphemisms for “not as scary as the other guys” — rebels in Syria,… Read more »

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I would urge everyone to listen to the first half of world crisis radio with webster tarpley this week. He breaks down john mccain’s treason with his isis bromance as well as connects some important dots.

http://tarpley.net/world-crisis-radio/

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SANA has wonderful glorius news again today. Victories reported all over Syrie against the godless devils. Dozens of transport vehicles destroyed. By the time the Americans get moving with there evil plans, hopefully it will be to little to late and Obama will be an emperor without clothes.

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Can’t access http://tarpley.net/world-crisis-radio/ !

Is it down?

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Must be the forces of evil, and death monitoring this blog!

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All things considered Obama may be the best person to have around as president, as the warmongers push to engulf even more areas in flame. By instinct, the man is not pugnacious. I can well imagine what the insane McCain and his sidekick Palin – I can see Russia from my backyard – would have done. God only knows how many deaths we have been spared.

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Hello_O!

Chinese warships in first call at an Iran port

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/chinese-warships-in-first/1374032.html

Two Chinese destroyers have arrived at Iran’s Gulf port of Bandar Abbas, in an unprecedented visit attesting to a new rapprochement between the two countries, Iranian media reported on Sunday (Sep 21).

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“During the operations Hezbollah pounded positions of the radical Syrian rebels on the outskirts of the Northeastern town of Arsal using drones, heavy fire and cannons…
This was the first time ever that the Hezbollah resistance group used drone to bomb the terrorists. The resistance group formerly used drones for reconnaissance missions.”
http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930630001247

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Australian ex-PM Howard ’embarrassed’ by 2003 Iraq war dossier http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/australian-ex-pm-howard/1374656.html “I felt embarrassed, I did. I couldn’t believe it because I had genuinely believed it,” Howard said. “So, I felt embarrassed and I did my best to explain, that it wasn’t a deliberate deception.” Howard also said it was wrong to say that the Iraq conflict alone created the Islamic State group. “So much of the Islamic State operation comes out of what is occurring in Syria and to suggest that it’s purely or predominately a result of what happened in Iraq in 2003 is a false reading of history,”… Read more »

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Calling Barack Obama a drunk is an insult to drunks. Obama is no different from Bush, Clinton, Reagan, etc. These rulers are all a reflection of America, which is nothing more than a nation of sociopaths. America is a war criminal empire that bombs, invades, and murders other nations with impunity–all the while upholding itself as a “force for good” no less. The USA projects is malevolent national character onto other countries by demonizing them–even though the United States is the greatest demon of them all. This behavior is so pervasive in American culture that it is pathological. Such is… Read more »

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Syria has warned that foreign-backed militants are likely to carry out a false flag chemical attack in Syria, similar to that of August 2013, to create a pretext to draw in foreign military intervention. http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/09/22/379580/syria-warns-of-falseflag-chemical-attack/

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My source has confirmed my suspicion. There is no T-82.

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I found a funny ISIS parody video posted on the Rense site. It is a Palestinian perspective of the bearded goat and camel fuggers.

Watch at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5nigZzgf4Y

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Busy weekend with important developments in key battles in Syria : 1) Northern border with Turkey – Kobane We all heard 70,000+ Syrian-Kurds crossing the border with Turkey due to ISIL attacks that resulted in 60+ villages to be taken by them. SAAF started to help the Syrian-Kurds, today a bridge between Manbij and Ayn Al Arab (Kobane) to stop ISIL free transit and re supply. (source: Syria24 English) http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=36.679433&lon=38.276367&z=10&m=b ” Syrian Kurdish fighters have halted an advance by Islamic State fighters to the east of a predominantly Kurdish city near the border with Turkey, a spokesman said on Monday.… Read more »

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Iran and Saudi Arabia are preparing to ‘open a new page’ in their relations, this should be understood as Iran and the US being on the same page now concerning the regional and international issues, particularly that of Syria. Like that of Putin’s Russia, Iran is controlled by the Jewish lobby which isn’t so strange for the Persians as they have collaborated with the Jews throughout history. As for the Iranian regime supporters and the Shia sectarians on here, you can deny this all you want, a little time will pass before you see the true face of the ‘Islamic… Read more »

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Syria slams int’l coalition [of death and destruction], warns against arming rebels [DEATH SQUAD TERRORISTS] http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-09/22/c_127013011.htm “The U.S. and Western move to form an alliance outside the framework of the UN Security Council to fight the Islamic State does not reflect a true will to confront terrorism,” Syria’s Parliament Speaker Jihad al-Laham said on Sunday in a speech during a People’s Assembly session. The same countries that are joining the international coalition are the ones that participated in arming and financing the militant groups in Syria, he added, referring to the Arab Gulf states, like Saudi Arabia, that have openly… Read more »